Spiced Honeyed Apricots

Photo: John Kernick
Serve over plain Greek yogurt or vanilla frozen yogurt. Any leftover syrup is delicious stirred into iced tea.


Makes 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup plus syrup)
Total time: 25 Minutes

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 119
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 9 mg


1 1/2 cups water
1/3 cup turbinado sugar
2 tablespoons honey
2 strips orange zest
1 cinnamon stick
2 star anise pods
6 fresh apricots, pitted and halved
1-2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice


1. Simmer first 6 ingredients (through star anise) in a medium saucepan until reduced by half (15-20 minutes). Stir in the apricots, and simmer 3 minutes; cool to room temperature (about 1 hour). Remove star anise and cinnamon stick. Add lemon juice to taste.


Maggie Ruggiero,


June 2011
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